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BY RUSSELL FRANK
In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, how will the media reflect on the role it played in the results?
BY JOHN MICHAEL KITTROSS
In which the editor of Media Ethics magazine offers up his own insights into the lessons the news media can learn from the 2016 presidential election.
BY DENISE SEVICK BORTREE
"Native advertising," a.k.a., sponsored content or advertorials, has seen explosive growth in recent years. How does the ethics of such content impact the publications that use it?
BY RICHARD LANCE KEEBLE
An analysis of how the media selects certain anniversaries to focus on in their coverage while ignoring other, equally as significant days in history that might be more negative than others.
BY JERRY LANSON
After the many failures of the media that somewhat led to the election of the future President Trump, how do we reconcile media responsibilities moving forward?
BY GARY GROSSMAN
As Big Brother encroaches on your digital personal space with technological advances and media enhancements, what will privacy look like a decade from now?
BY ANN AUMAN
A lecture by Stephen Ward reminds us of the importance of considering the ethical implications of journalistic work at the international level.
BY KENNETH HARWOOD
As the prevalence of "fake news" grows rampant in the contemporary media landscape on the internet, what will the realm of media ethics look like in the next four years?
BY OLIVER LANE
Take a closer look at how and why this classic, starring Orson Welles, can teach us a great deal about ethics.
BY CULUM SCOWN & RYAN WHITSON
Different Opinions on the Advantages of Belief In God.